Victims Services Accountant

Recruitment #210208-UNCD-21

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

 SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER INCLUDING SALARY REQUIREMENT TO:

District Attorneys Council
421 NW 13th Street, Suite 290
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
FAX: 405/264-5099

Resumes Accepted Until filled

Approximate Starting Date On or before April 1, 2021
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Victims Services Accountant

Salary Range: $48,000 - $55,000 per year

Position Description
The District Attorneys Council Victims Services Division is seeking an Accountant to be responsible for the budgeting, reporting, reconciling of State and Federal funds, and the processing of disbursements for Federal grant subrecipients.

Duties
• Provide accounting and bookkeeping functions for the Victims Services Division
• Accurately maintain ledgers for accounts administered through the Victims Services Division
• Reconcile and prepare monthly reports of receipts and expenditures for multiple funding sources
• Produce financial reports for review by Boards
• Prepare and analyze budgets and forecast estimated receipts and disbursements based on trends.
• Prepare purchase orders for grants and change orders as needed
• Prepare Federal quarterly expenditure reports
• Review and process monthly requests for funds, distributing time-sensitive warrants
• Work with others to insure funds are properly requested and disbursed with minimal errors
• Maintain accurate ledgers and other fiscal records for multiple Federal grant programs
• Reconcile accounting records across several systems to assure data is accurate
• Assist subrecipients with questions about their reimbursements and financial reporting
• Assist subrecipients and grant monitors with questions related to indirect costs
• Keep up-to-date with CFR Part 200 requirements
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
A successful candidate must have:

• A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or closely related field plus two years of accounting experience.  A bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or closely related field can be substituted with six or more years of accounting in a State or Federal agency
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and theories, audit requirements, financial statements and reports, accounting ledgers and journals, and computer technology related to accounting systems
• The ability to prepare basic financial statements and reports, to review and analyze financial information, and to maintain routine accounting data in appropriate ledgers and journals
• Knowledge of budget preparations
• Ability to review revenue and cost data for the preparation of budgets;
• Knowledge of governmental accounting standards
• The ability to perform independent work and resolve complex accounting and financial problems
• Self-motivation and ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks accordingly
• Good organizational skills
• Ability to plan, coordinate, and evaluate activities in multiple areas
• The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Excellent customer service skills
• Proficiency with Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Access Databases
• A valid Oklahoma Driver’s License

An ideal candidate will also have:
• Experience with the fiscal reporting and management of Federal grants
• Experience with PeopleSoft Financials and Grant Project Costing
• Certified Procurement Officer certification or be willing to obtain certification
• General knowledge of Federal and state regulations relating to the administration of Federal grant programs

Working Conditions
The District Attorneys Council is the administrative and coordinating agency for the 27 district attorneys in Oklahoma. The agency provides required training for the district attorney system, handles payroll and insurance, administers multiple Federal grant programs, serves as a legislative liaison, coordinates the State’s Drug Task Forces, works with the Department of Human Services in coordinating child support collection and serves as home to the Oklahoma Crime Victims Compensation Program.

The non-smoking office is housed in a building with free parking.

Disclaimer: This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.